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Banking on women and the underserved during COVID-19

Fintech Beat, Ep. 53

Mary Ellen Iskenderian, CEO of Women's World Banking, a New York-based nonprofit organization providing small loans to women-owned businesses around the world, sits for a portrait at her office in New York City.
Mary Ellen Iskenderian, CEO of Women's World Banking, a New York-based nonprofit organization providing small loans to women-owned businesses around the world, sits for a portrait at her office in New York City. (Ramin Talaie/Corbis via Getty Images)

Mary Ellen Iskenderian, the CEO of Women’s World Banking, joins Fintech Beat to discuss the ins and outs of the multibillion-dollar microfinance sector, what happens when microfinance firms become banks, and how COVID-19 could end up revolutionizing how low-income women access capital. 

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